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Current Affairs Quiz 5th June 2024

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Question 1:

Which country recently assisted Pakistan in launching the PAKSAT MM1 satellite?

A) Russia

B) China

C) United States

D) India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) China

  • Explanation: Pakistan launched its second satellite, the PAKSAT MM1, with the assistance of China to enhance internet connectivity and communication services across Pakistan.

 

 

Question 2:

What is the primary objective of Haryana Government’s Rs 10,000-crore project?

A) Improve education

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B) Combat air pollution

C) Enhance road infrastructure

D) Boost tourism

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Combat air pollution

  • Explanation: The Haryana government announced a Rs 10,000-crore project, funded by the World Bank, to address air pollution in the state, starting with districts in the National Capital Region (NCR).

 

 

Question 3:

Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Deendayal Port Trust?

A) Rajesh Kumar Singh

B) Sushil Kumar Singh

C) Anil Kumar Gupta

D) Ramesh Chandra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Sushil Kumar Singh

  • Explanation: Sushil Kumar Singh, an officer from the Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineering (IRSME) of the 1993 batch, has been appointed as the Chairman of Deendayal Port Trust in Kandla, Gujarat.

 

 

Question 4:

Which bank’s board has approved a 10% stake dilution in Canara HSBC Life Insurance via IPO?

A) State Bank of India

B) Punjab National Bank

C) Bank of Baroda

D) HDFC Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Punjab National Bank

  • Explanation: The Board of Punjab National Bank (PNB) approved the initiation of the process to dilute 10% of its shareholding in Canara HSBC Life Insurance through an initial public offering (IPO).

 

 

Question 5:

What new financial product has Adani One launched in partnership with ICICI Bank?

A) Savings Account

B) Personal Loan

C) Co-branded Credit Cards

D) Insurance Policies

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Co-branded Credit Cards

  • Explanation: Adani One and ICICI Bank have introduced two variants of co-branded credit cards in partnership with Visa, marking Adani Group’s entry into the retail financial sector.

 

 

Question 6:

Which organization has introduced the Bank Clinic initiative?

A) RBI

B) IRDAI

C) AIBEA

D) SEBI

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) AIBEA

  • Explanation: The Bank Clinic, initiated by the All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA), aims to empower retail customers by providing guidance on addressing their grievances in the rapidly evolving banking sector.

 

 

Question 7:

How many universities are featured in the QS World University Rankings 2025?

A) 1,200

B) 1,300

C) 1,400

D) 1,500

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) 1,500

  • Explanation: The QS World University Rankings 2025 includes 1,500 universities across 105 higher education systems, making it the largest ranking ever.

 

 

Question 8:

Which former Indian all-rounder recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket?

A) Yuvraj Singh

B) Ravindra Jadeja

C) Kedar Jadhav

D) Suresh Raina

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Kedar Jadhav

  • Explanation: Kedar Jadhav, the 39-year-old former Indian all-rounder, announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

 

 

Question 9:

Who won the Best Actress award at the New York Indian Film Festival 2024?

A) Deepika Padukone

B) Alia Bhatt

C) Sanya Malhotra

D) Kangana Ranaut

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Sanya Malhotra

  • Explanation: Sanya Malhotra won the Best Actress award for her performance in the film “Mrs” at the New York Indian Film Festival 2024.

 

 

Question 10:

Which Mumbai police officer was honored with the Hindi Sahitya Bharati Award?

A) Hemant Karkare

B) Rakesh Maria

C) Krishna Prakash

D) Param Bir Singh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Krishna Prakash

  • Explanation: Krishna Prakash, known for leading Mumbai Police’s special counterterrorism team, Force One, was honored with the Annual Hindi Sahitya Bharati Award.

 

 

Question 11:

Which poet and playwright won the Gudleppa Hallikeri Award 2024?

A) Jnanpith

B) U.R. Ananthamurthy

C) Siddhalinga Pattanashetti

D) Girish Karnad

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Siddhalinga Pattanashetti

  • Explanation: Siddhalinga Pattanashetti was awarded the Gudleppa Hallikeri Award for 2024 by the Gudleppa Hallikeri Memorial Foundation.

 

 

Question 12:

What significant decision was made at the KAZA 2024 Heads of State Summit?

A) Ban on ivory trade

B) Lifting the ban on ivory trade

C) Promoting tourism

D) Enhancing military cooperation

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Lifting the ban on ivory trade

  • Explanation: Leaders at the KAZA 2024 Heads of State Summit agreed to argue for lifting the ban on ivory trade at the upcoming Conference of Parties (CoP20) of CITES in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

 

Question 13:

Which company recently unveiled the Rubin AI Chip Platform?

A) Intel

B) AMD

C) Nvidia

D) Qualcomm

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Nvidia

  • Explanation: Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announced the next-generation AI chip platform, Rubin, which is set for release in 2026 and promises to revolutionize AI capabilities.

 

 

Question 14:

When is Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft’s first crewed flight test scheduled?

A) June 5

B) July 10

C) August 15

D) September 20

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) June 5

  • Explanation: Boeing and NASA have scheduled the launch of the Starliner spacecraft’s first crewed flight test for June 5 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

 

 

Question 15:

What is the theme for World Environment Day 2024?

A) Climate Change and Renewable Energy

B) Land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience

C) Clean Air for All

D) Protecting Biodiversity

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience

  • Explanation: The theme for World Environment Day 2024 is ‘Land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience’ with the slogan ‘Our land. Our future. We are #GenerationRestoration.’
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